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New Poll: Ron Paul crushes Romney, leads by 6 percent

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX), a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, thrashed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to win the latest Insider Advantage poll of likely Iowa GOP caucusgoers by 6 percentage points Monday. Mr. Paul pulled in 24 percent of the votes, while Mr. Romney garnered 18 percent of the votes. Texas Governor Rick Perry earned 16 percent of the votes to finish in the top-tier. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who was once a favorite to win the Iowa Caucuses, finished in fourth with 13 percent of the votes.

Mr. Paul also won a Public Policy Polling poll of likely Iowa GOP caucusgoers with 23 percent of the votes. Mr. Romney came in behind Mr. Paul with 20 percent of the votes in the Iowa PPP poll. Mr. Gingrich garnered 14 percent of the votes for a third place finish. The Iowa PPP poll is the first Iowa poll that Mr. Paul has won. Howev

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Added: Dec-19-2011 Occurred On: Dec-19-2011
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